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    Walter Welch Hard Cover, 6" x 9", 118 pp w/illustrations This important biography was written by Walter Welch - one of the authors of the seminal work, From Tinfoil to Stereo. Welch was also founder of the Belfer Audio Lab at Syracuse University and he had full access to the Batchelor papers. This book saw very limited distribution, but we acquired a...

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    Tony Franzen, Gunnar Sundberg & Lars Thelander Paperback, 8" x 12", 411 pp (in Swedish) w/b&w and color illustrations (List $49) This massive book is a history of cylinder technology in Scandinavia. It covers the various companies that were active in this region, and includes color photographs of cylinder boxes, lids and some machines....

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    Julien Anton Paperback, 9" x 11", 230 pp (in French) w/200 color illustrations Henri Lioret was a true phonograph pioneer in every sense of the word. Unfortunately, however, his accomplishments have generally been minimized - or even ignored - in some of the older, authoritative works dealing with the history of recorded sound. Recent years have seen...

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    William R. Moran (editor) Hard Cover, 9" x 11", 620 pp w/dust jacket (List $55) Herman Klein was intimately involved in the musical scene in London. From 1924 until his death in 1934, he contributed a monthly essay to The Gramophone magazine, commenting on the current opera seasons at Covent Garden and reviewing the latest performances, recordings and...

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    Michael Corenthal Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 243 pp, w/b&w illustrations An informal, pictorial book chronicling the evolution from cylinder to CD, with emphasis on topical collecting. Though the photographs are often poor, many of the records pictured are exceedingly rare. Several interesting collector interviews are also included. For Volume 2, see...

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    Michael Corenthal Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 172 pp, w/b&w & color illustrations It is hard to classify this book. Mr. Corenthal refers to it as Volume 2 of his Iconography of Recorded Sound, and it is similar to that book in a number of respects. The first section of the book contains brief one or two page vignettes of Mr. Mike's friends, clients...

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    Allan Sutton Paperback, 6" x 9", 328 pp w/b&w illustrations ( This book traces the development of the recording industry as the phonograph evolved from a parlor toy into a ubiquitous home entertainment device. Drawing on rare primary source materials, it chronicles the full spectrum of American recording activity over the course of two eventful...

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    Patrick Feaster Hard Cover, 10" x 8", 144 pp w/164 full color illustrations & a CD Over the past millenium, countless images have been created to depict sound in forms that theoretically could be “played” just as though they were modern sound recordings. Now for the first time in history, innovative digital techniques have been employed to convert...

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    Peter Martland Hard Cover, 6" x 9", 408 pp w/illustrations In 2015, Dr. Martland was awarded an ARSC Award for Excellence for this fascinating and scholarly work. Because the British recording industry was so closely intertwined with artistic, commercial and technological developments in America, even persons who collect strictly US recordings will...

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    Allan Sutton Paperback, 6" x 9", 360 pp w/b&w illustrations This book chronicles the development of the American recording industry in response to changing musical tastes, increasingly diverse markets, competition from new labels, the introduction of electrical recording, and the challenges posed by radio, talking pictures, corporate mergers,...

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    Allan Sutton Paperback, 6" x 9", 240 pp w/b&w illustrations Here is the 3rd volume in Sutton's American recording history series. If you've bought the first two, I don't need to sell you on this volume. If you haven't bought the first two, why don't you go ahead and order up all three (covering the years 1900-1939). That would be A Phonograph in...

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    Timothy C. Fabrizio & George F. Paul Hard Cover, 8.5” x 11", 240 pp w/450 color illustrations & dust jacket Not to be confused with other books bearing similar names, this new book by Fabrizio and Paul is another feast for the eyes. It is the 5th volume by this incredibly prolific pair, and it reflects the same excellent standards we have come...

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    Timothy C. Fabrizio & George F. Paul Hard Cover, 8.5” x 11", 240 pp w/over 400 color illustrations & dust jacket Not to be confused with their previous books, The Talking Machine: An Illustrated Compendium, 1877-1929 or Antique Phonograph Gadgets, Gizmos and Gimmicks, this volume represents another tombstone in the corpus of phonographic...

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    George L. Frow Paperback, 6" x 9", 286 pp, w/b&w illustrations This excellent book is to Edison Diamond Disc phonographs what The Edison Cylinder Phonograph Companion is to Edison cylinder machines. Any collector specializing in Diamond Discs and/or the machines designed to play them must have a copy of this book!

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    Robert W. Baumbach Paperback, 5" x 8", 320 pp, w/color illustrations (List $30) This is the new, updated edition of this work, and features full color illustrations. The book describes and pictures every phonograph made by Victor from 1900 to 1929. You'll find original sales prices, production figures, periods of availability, cabinet dimensions and...

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    Robin & Joan Rolfs Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 226 pp, w/color illustrations (List $40) The Rolfs have long been regarded as experts in the field of Nipper collectibles, and this book establishes them as experts in the area of children's records, phonograph toys and talking dolls as well. This very informative and attractive volume covers the history of...

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    Marco Contini Paperback, 5.5” x 6.5”, 143 pp w/many color illustrations (Imported) This is a jewel of a book – small, yet replete with full color plates of rare and interesting machines. From an Edison Tinfoil to a Jehovah’s Witness Watchtower portable this book concentrates on machines not often encountered today. In Italian and English.

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    Timothy C. Fabrizio & George F. Paul Hard Cover, 11.5” x 9", 192 pp w/340 color illustrations & dust jacket The fearless duo has done it again. Within the pages of this volume, one will find all the pink flamingos of the phonograph world. Funny how the human spirit is inexorably drawn to the twisted and inane. Who knows what evil lurks in the...

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    Robert Hawes Hard Cover, 9.5” x 12", 128 pp, w/color illustrations & dust jacket This book presents a concise history of the radio from its initial incarnation as a piece of experimental scientific apparatus, through the design milestones in its development, right up to the retro and postmodern radios of the 70s and 80s. Illustrated throughout with...

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    James N. Weber Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 150 pp, w/illustrations (List $30) This attractive book presents the phonographic evolution of the Berliner and Victor companies through a unique, though somewhat biased, perspective - the marketing department! Scores of nicely reproduced magazine ads, posters and catalog illustrations combine to make this history...

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    Bob Baumbach Paperback, 8.5" x 11”, 335 pp w/b&w illustrations This book provides a detailed look at the products of one of the most important industrial giants of the 20th Century. Careful research using original company documents and analysis of surviving instruments has enabled the author to compile comprehensive documentation for each model of...

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    Timothy C. Fabrizio & George F. Paul Hard Cover, 8.5” x 11", 224 pp w/400+ color illustrations, dust jacket & Value Guide The eighth volume in their phonographic series, this book maintains the same standards of excellence set by their earlier works. Lovely full color photographs, pithy captions and informative text combine to make this book...

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    James R. Powell, Jr. Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 86 pp Though modest in size, this monograph contains a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics including Cleaning Techniques, Equipment Guidelines, Playback Equalization, Noise Reduction Techniques and Collection Maintenance. This work is not for those who are content to play their records on...

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    James R. Powell, Jr. Paperback, 8.5” x 11", 80 pp This is a useful reference work for collectors and archives interested in getting the most from their radio transcriptions. You will find a history of the medium which includes information on electrical recording, record production, syndication, equalization, various radio programs and more. Playback...

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    IASA Technical Committee Paperback, 7” x 10", 150 pp (Imported) This is a fully revised and expanded version of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives' best seller first published in 2004. Written by IASA's Technical Committee, this book covers how to extract the best possible signal from the original carriers (78s, cylinders,...

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    James R. Powell, Jr. & Randall G. Stehle Paperback, 2nd edition, 8.5” x 11", 83 pp This revised edition now lists equalizer settings for over 1,800 recordings, representing more than 400 record labels from ABC-Paramount to Zonophone. It is a very handy guide for those wishing to obtain the best possible sound from their vintage recordings.

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